Katy Tur Bio | Wiki
Katy Tur ( Full Name: Katherine Bear Tur) is an American Broadcast Journalist and Author. Currently, she works as the host of Katy Tur Reports on MSNBC at 2.00 p.m. Furthermore, she also serves as a correspondent for NBC News. Katy has reported for the NBC News Platforms like NBC Nightly News, Today, Early Today, The Weather Channel, WNBC-TV, MSNBC, and Meet the Press.
During her free time, she enjoys trying out new restaurants, and outdoors, watching television, reading, cooking, and spending time with her friends and family as well as Katy is a fan of Phish, a jam band.
Katy Tur Age
She was born on October 26, 1983, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Katy is 38 years old.
Katy Tur Height
She is a woman of below-average stature. Katy stands at the height of 5 ft 2 in ( Approx 1.57m).
Katy Tur Family | Father
She was born to her father, Zoey Tur, and mother, Marika Gerrard in Los Angeles, California, United States. Zoey is an American broadcast reporter and a former commercial pilot. She is the one who created the program called Los Angeles News Service with her ex-wife, Marika, and fellow reporters. The program was the first of a kind to use an AStar helicopter in a major city to report breaking news live. It was also the first to broadcast a high-speed police chase.
Zoey came out publicly as transgender. She also revealed that she was undergoing hormone replacement therapy in 2014. Zoey applied to the court to change her gender and name from male to female following gender reassignment in August 2014. Zoey also stated that her daughter, Katy had become estranged from her because of her transition.
Katy Tur Husband | Spouse
She is a married woman. Katy is happily married to Tony Dokoupil, a Correspondent for CBS News. The couple exchanged their wedding vows on October 27, 2017, in Utah. The duo shares two biological children. Katy also has two stepchildren from Tony’s first marriage.
Katy Tur Keith Olbermann
She was in a relationship with Keith Olbermann, the former MSNBC political commentator, and sportscaster. They stayed together from 2006 and got separated in 2009.
Katy Tur Baby | Children
She is a proud mother of four children, two biological ones and two stepchildren. Katy gave birth to her recent baby girl, Eloise Judy Bear Dokoupil on 13th May of this year. she also has a two-year-old son who goes by the name, Teddy Dokoupil.
Katy Tur Education
She went to a local high school. Later, Katy graduated from Brentwood School. Additionally, she also studied at the University of California, based in Santa Barbara. While here, Katy graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Philosophy.
Katy Tur MSNBC | MSNBC Show | NBC | News | Reports
She was the embedded reporter for the Donald Trump presidential campaign at MSNBC. Katy was given the task of enlightening the Trump campaign about the Access Hollywood tape featuring Trump’s discussion with Billy Bush concerning women that the network had in possession.
Trump singled out Katy in his criticism of the press on several occasions during his campaign rallies. She was booed by Trump supporters and verbally harassed at an event in Florida. Trump did not want anyone to attack, or harass them and did not mean it in any way for her to be booed according to his campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway.
Katy was awarded the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism back in the year 2017. She reflected on covering Trump’s treatment of her at campaign rallies and his campaign in an article for Marie Claire.
She joined the NBC News Team in August 2009. While here, Katy served at WNBC-TV as a reporter up to September 2012. She was then promoted to NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, and The Today Show whereby Katy serves as a correspondent.
Prior to serving at NBC News, she served at WPIX as a reporter from March 2008 to May 2009. Katy also served at News 12 Brooklyn / Bronx also as a reporter from 2007 to 2008.
While here, she shot, edited, reported, and was a one-man-band reporter that covered Bronx and Brooklyn in New York City. Additionally, Katy served at HD News / Cablevision as a producer from 2006 to 2007. Lastly, she played a role of an assignment desk at KTLA from 2005 up to 2006.
Some of Katy’s other colleagues at NBC include:
Hoda Kotb – Co-Anchor
Kristen Dahlgren – Correspondent
Anne Thompson – Correspondent
Ellison Barber – Anchor
Rehema Ellis – Correspondent
Jean Chatzky – Financial Editor
Catie Beck – Correspondent
Katy Tur Leaving MSNBC
The channel made some changes to its weekday lineup since she went on maternity leave in the spring. Katy passed the baton to her good friend Hallie Jackson each weekday at 3 p.m. ET. Katy announced on Twitter on October 21, 2021, that she would be returning to her 2 p.m. show on Monday, November 15, 2021.
Katy Tur Phish
She is a fan of a jam band called Phish. Katy has sporadically made reference to the band and has also subsumed their lyrics into her reporting.
Katy Tur Unbelievable | Book
She has authored and published a book, Unbelievable. The book is about her encounter experience in covering 2016, Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. The book spent diverse weeks on the New York Times Best Seller. Unbelievable is readily available on online stores like Amazon.
Katy Tur Salary
She generates her monthly income working as a broadcast journalist at NBC News. Katy also earns supplemental earnings working at MSNBC as an anchor. She pockets an average salary of $85,459 annually.
Katy Tur Net Worth
Having been instantly working in the journalism field with proficiency exceeding more than one and a half-decade now, she has managed to garner good affluence in her career thus far. Online resources estimate Katy’s net worth to be $854,639.
When Is Katy Tur Coming Back
On October 21, 2021, she announced on Twitter that she would be returning to her 2 p.m. show on Monday, November 15, 2021.
Who Is Katy Tur Married To
She is a happily married wife to her handsome husband called Tony Dokoupil. He is a correspondent for CBS News. Tony married Katy on October 27, 2017, in Utah.
How Tall Is Katy Tur
She is a woman of below-average stature who stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches which is approximately 1.57m.
Is Katy Tur Married
Yes. She is a married woman and a wife to Tony Dokoupil.
Where Is Katy Tur Today
She is currently based in New York serving at NBC and also at the weather channel working as a digital journalist.
Who Is Katy Tur
She is a 38-year-old American Broadcast Journalist and Author who at this present moment works at NBC as a Correspondent and MSNBC Live Anchor.